Wrestling legend Terry Funk is dead

Wrestling fans and the sports entertainment community are mourning the loss of a legendary figure, Terry Funk. The WWE Hall of Famer passed away at the age of 79, as confirmed by fellow WWE star Ric Flair. In a heartfelt tweet, Flair remembered Funk as an incredibly hardworking wrestler, entertainer, and fearless individual.

Terry Funk’s impact on the wrestling world spans several decades. He began his wrestling career in 1965 and became a global phenomenon, performing in rings across the world for over fifty years. Throughout his illustrious career, Funk graced the rosters of various wrestling promotions, including All Japan Pro Wrestling, WWE, WCW, and ECW. He achieved championship success in many of these organizations, leaving an indelible mark on each.

Beyond his wrestling achievements, Terry Funk extended his talents to the silver screen. He notably played a significant role in the iconic bar-brawling action film “Road House,” starring alongside Patrick Swayze.

Funk’s legacy will forever be etched in the annals of professional wrestling history. His dedication, fearlessness, and contributions to both the wrestling ring and the entertainment world have left an enduring impact on fans and fellow wrestlers alike. As the wrestling community mourns his passing, Terry Funk’s influence will continue to inspire and shape the industry he dedicated his life to.